landgraviate

[ land-grey-vee-it, -eyt ]
/ lændˈgreɪ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

noun

the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave.

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Origin of landgraviate

1650–60; < Medieval Latin landgraviātus. See landgrave (Medieval Latin landgravius), -ate3
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Example sentences from the Web for landgraviate

  • Charles ordered a review at Ensisheim, the official capital of the landgraviate.

    Charles the Bold|Ruth Putnam

British Dictionary definitions for landgraviate

landgraviate

landgravate (ˈlændɡrəˌveɪt)

/ (lændˈɡreɪvɪɪt, -ˌeɪt) /

noun

the domain or position of a landgrave or landgravine
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